Call for Nominations: Board of Directors

The Colorado Pharmacists Society Board of Directors nominations process is open, and we are seeking nominations for candidates to stand for election to the Board. This is an anonymous process and self-nominations are welcome.

Member engagement is critical to the success of the society, and the Board relies upon your recommendations for strong candidates. Nominations from all practice settings are encouraged!

To submit your nomination,
click here to complete the online form.

Nominations must be received by 5:00pm, Monday, January 13, 2020.

Board member expectations

In addition to position specific duties, Board members are expected to:

  • Attend and actively participate at majority of Board meetings. The Board of Directors meets the 3rd Thursday of every other month from 6-8:30 PM.
  • Participate on at least one CPS Committee or Academy

Available Board Positions – To start in June 2020 at the Annual Meeting

  • 1 Member at Large Pharmacist position - three-year term expiring in June 2023
  • 1 Pharmacy Technician Representative - one-year term expiring in June 2021

All nominees (except for Technician members) must be active members of CPS for at least 1 year and in good standing with the State Board of Pharmacy where licensed.

The Nominating Committee will review all nominations and make recommendations to the Board for a slate of nominees. An election ballot will be circulated to membership and voting will take place January 21 through February 11, 2020. The Nominating Committee will review the results of the voting and report to the board. Election results will be announced on or before Friday, March 13, 2020.

Upcoming 2020-2021 CPS Board of Directors
To meet the needs of a broad and diverse membership in a balanced and equitable way, the Board is composed of a minimum of 12 members and a maximum of 16 members.

Current Board Members for 2020-2021:

  • Executive Director – Emily Zadvorny (non-voting member)
  • President – Jen Biltoft
  • President-elect – to be elected
  • Immediate Past President – Gina Moore
  • Treasurer – Tisha Smith

At-large members:

  • Michele Claiborne
  • Christine Feltman
  • Mike Pursel
  • Lisa Nguyen

Up to eight board members elected from their respective academy (to be elected by each respective academy for the 2020-2021 position on the BOD):

  • Health System Academy
  • Student Academy
  • New Practitioner Academy
  • Academy of Community Pharmacists

Please feel free to contact any member of our Nominations Committee, listed below, with questions.

To submit your nomination, click here to complete the online form.

Nominations must be received by 5:00pm, Monday, January 13, 2020.

Thank you for your participation in this important process. A strong Board is a strong Society!

Emily Zadvorny
Executive Director, CPS
[email protected]


On behalf of CPS Nominating Committee Members
Michelle Anderson, PharmD– [email protected]
Tisha Smith, PharmD, BCACP, CACP [email protected]
Paul Cornelison, PharmD – [email protected]
Tonna Farinha, PharmD, BCACP - [email protected]
Ryan Leyland, PharmD – [email protected]